17 bedroom manor house for sale with 26 hectares of land, Val d'Arno, Florence, Tuscany
7,400,000 EUR 6,364,000 GBP 8,140,000 USD
REF: 172429 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 17
- Bathrooms: 12
- Floor Size: 781 m2
- Plot Size: 26 hectares / 64.25 acres
- Work Required: None
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
Prestigious Tuscan estate located in the sought after Val d'Arno area close to the celebrated Il Palagio park and 30 minutes south of Florence.
The estate comprises of 26 hectares of working farm, lake, manor house, staff and guest accommodation as well as manicured gardens and a swimming pool. A Tuscan residence ideal as a single residence or as a business property to generate income.
At the heart of the estate is the manor house, a truly grand and historic structure, approached across a charming cobbled courtyard. Dating back approximately 1,000 years, the house boasts a wealth of beautifully maintained original features including antique terracotta floors, pietra serena stairs & door surrounds and impressive fireplaces. The principle accommodation in the main house is spread over 2 floors totalling 470m2 of floor area with spacious rooms around a symmetrical layout. The reception rooms on the ground floor flow from one to another through vaulted ceilings and arches with French windows opening onto the front lawn. On the first floor there are 4 en-suite bedrooms and a library/study.
The interiors of the house have been maintained to an excellent standard with high quality fixtures and fittings alongside wonderful antique features. Panoramic views across the Arno Valley can be enjoyed from all the rooms to the front of the Tuscan Manor and from the sweeping gardens.
Extensive cellars currently used for storage, but offering the possibility to create further rooms such as a wine tasting room or games room.
Outbuildings & Guest Accommodation:
In total there are 5 further residences on the estate as follows:-
1): To the north wing of the main house there is an adjoining staff apartment of 66m2..
2): Opposite the Manor, leading off the courtyard, there is a charming, newly restored, 2 storey guest house of 245m2 with 3 bedrooms.
3): Across the rear garden and close to the swimming pool, second guest house with 2 bedrooms. With private access to this house, could possibly be rented out separately.
4): To the other side of the estate is a custodian/gardener house.
5): This structure is divided into 3 small apartments (1 x 1 bedroom apartment and 2 x 2 bedroom apartments).
Gardens and Land:
The estate covers 26 hectares and is a working farm of a significant standing in the area. There are extensive olive groves as well as arable land and woodland. Irrigation is provided by the estate's lake which also makes an attractive feature and a key element of the wonderful views to the north of the estate.
Extensive lawns sweep around the front and rear of the manor house punctuated by wonderful mature trees such as cypress, oaks and fruit trees. Within the rear garden there is a large swimming pool measuring 16 x 8m.
Located just 5 minutes from the town of Figline, with easy access to the town's services and train station (20 minutes by rail to central Florence). The motorway exit of the A1 is also under 10 minutes from the property so Florence, Milan, Pisa and Rome can be access quickly.
To the west of the property are the rolling hills of the Chianti where numerous historic towns with their cultural attractions can be found and award winning restaurants enjoyed.
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